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Tyron Woodley says 'not so fast' on fight with Stephen Thompson

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley apparently didn’t get the memo promotion president Dana White today put out to the world.

After White told UFC.com that Stephen Thompson (13-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) would get the next crack at the welterweight title, Woodley (16-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) balked. 405 more words

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Dana White Says Tyron Woodley Will Face Steve Thompson Next, Conor McGregor Will Head Back to 145

Like its lightweight division was in the early-to-mid 2000s and its heavyweight division is always, the UFC’s welterweight division is a bit of a mess right now. 429 more words

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Dana White: Win or lose, McGregor back to 145, and Stephen Thompson gets Tyron Woodley

This story was update at 4:17 p.m. ET to include comments from Thompson. 

UFC President Dana White is tapping the brakes on money fights and superfights, at least when it comes to the featherweight and welterweight divisions. 644 more words

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Twitter Mailbag: What are Diaz and McGregor fighting for, exactly?

In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, if the first Diaz-McGregor bout was a fight about nothing, what’s the rematch all about?

Plus thoughts on really early weigh-ins, brothers who fight each other, and the UFC welterweight title picture. 1,635 more words

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A potentially overlooked Stephen Thompson

With the likes of a returning George St-Pierre, and Nick Diaz‘s 18 month suspension behind him, either of these two have become the clear favorite to throwdown with newly crowned Welterweight champion; …

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Twitter Mailbag: Will the promise of a Georges St-Pierre return ever be fulfilled?

In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, turns out there’s a UFC event this weekend – but wait, the main event is actually worth your time, even if it’s just through DVR. 1,488 more words

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MMAnalyst - UFC 201

I know it’s later than advertised, but I warned you all that the schedule was tentative. Anyway, the first installment of MMAnalyst, UFC 201, is after the jump. 2,547 more words

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